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1% #payingmilkforward project kicks off

The Milk Producers Organisation (MPO) launched the 1% #payingmilkforward project, also known as Project One, to assist in feeding the nation and...

Joint initiative to improve consistency in milk somatic cell counting

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) has announced the launch of the first certified reference materials for somatic cell counting in...

US dairy farmers dump milk as pandemic upends food markets

Despite strong demand for basic food such as dairy products amid the coronavirus pandemic, the US milk supply chain has seen a...

Lancewood reduces price paid to dairy farmers by 45 cents per...

In a letter to farmers dated 30 March 2020, Lancewood announced that, with effect from 1 April 2020, the price paid for...

Food inflation outcomes down for September 2019

South Africa’s consumer inflation came in at 4,1% for September and has remained within the South African Reserve Bank's target range of...

Raise a glass on world milk day

One of the themes of World Milk Day 2019 centres around the nutritional value of milk. Milk is...

SA dairy exports doing well

Dairy imports for February were 4 110 tons at a cost of R172 million. South Africa imported mainly from France (28%) New Zealand (28%), Germany (13%), Poland (8%) and Ireland (4%). Dairy imports for this...

MPO concerned over low producer prices

Preliminary figures indicate that milk supply in February reduced by 3,45% compared to the same month last year. Growth in milk supply in February...

Lower milk production growth causes price increase

The milk supply for January was 1,25 % greater than at the same time last year. The comparative growth percentage for January 2018 was...

Farm fare: Alternatives to cow’s milk

Although cow’s milk is by far the most popular type of milk, in recent years cow’s milk alternatives have become more widely used. There...